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LSU, Florida to play doubleheadder Saturday

Game 1 of the SEC baseball series between LSU and Florida Friday night has been postponed due to heavy rain. The teams will play a doubleheader Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. ET (Noon CT).

North BR resident fed up with blighted properties

Some homeowners in North Baton Rouge are fed up. They are looking for why the city has allowed several local properties to get so overgrown and rundown that neighbors don't feel safe in their own yards.

Nationwide alert issued for Lafayette man wanted in sexual battery case

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are asking for help in locating a Lafayette man who is wanted for Second Degree Sexual Battery.

Locals respond to triple shooting: say it will most likely happen again

One man is behind bars, accused in a triple shooting that left one man dead, and two others hospitalized. It happened Thursday night on Dan Dr. in the Glen Oaks Neighborhood.

ExxonMobil releases new statement on reported fuel problems

A spokesperson for ExxonMobil released a statement Friday afternoon to update the public about their gasoline.

EBRSO arrests 1 in Glen Oaks murder, still investigating other suspects

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested a man early Friday morning for his alleged involvement in a shooting Thursday night in which one man died, and two were injured in the Glen Oaks area.

BR suspect arrested for allegedly killing man with heroin

Marc Roussel, 32, of Baton Rouge, was arrested Friday for the death of Guy Koontz Jr, 42, of Baton Rouge.

5 wanted in Ascension Parish for missing court dates

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office continues its efforts of sending out extra deputies in the parish to arrest people who fail to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.

LSU students affected by McDonald’s theft to receive reimbursement.

Following an investigation into reported theft at the LSU Student Union McDonald’s, LSU Dining sent an email to students who used their Paw Points or TigerCash at that McDonald’s during the time the reported theft took place.

28-year-old Denham Springs woman dies in EBR Crash

A 28-year-old woman from Denham Springs, Kristina A. Delaney, died Thursday night in a crash on US Highway 61.

Quadruple amputee, athlete, author, shares message of hope in BR

Kyle Maynard might have been born with only part of his arms and legs, but that's not stopping him from doing some amazing things.

Local bull rider survives life-threatening injuries, promises to ride again

Jeffrey Ramagos is shrugging off life-threatening injuries, almost the same way a bull shrugged him off three weeks ago.

Motorcycle riders advocate for safe roadways

When warmer weather heads our way more motorcyclist will hit the roads, but it can be a dangerous drive. In the past week two motorcyclists have been killed and another was hurt after drivers hit their bikes in Louisiana.

Four LSU McDonald's employees arrested for theft, students react

Four LSU McDonald's employees are in jail as of Wednesday for stealing thousands of dollars from students. The employees were arrested for felony theft.

"Bad gasoline" continues to cause car problems: Exxon continues to investigate

"Bad gasoline" is causing a lot of problems in Baton Rouge. Well, Exxon Mobil has been investigating, since many of the problems seemed stem from its gasoline.